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Attorney General TJ Donovan says he won’t take campaign contributions from police unions but will consider accepting their endorsements. Photo by Mike Dougherty/VTDigger

Group chides AG Donovan for ignoring ‘Dump the Cop Cash’ pledge


Opinion: An unintended benefit

Vermont’s Attorney General T.J. Donovan is taking a little heat for his failure to to sign a letter pledging to no longer accept campaign contributions or political endorsements from the state’s police unions.

Brooklyn DA is sole city prosecutor to swear off law enforcement union contributions

Just one of the city’s five district attorneys signed on to a call Monday to reject endorsements and cash contributions from law enforcement unions.

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, a prolific fundraiser from the unions, has sworn — along with 39 other elected prosecutors across the country — not to take money from police and law enforcement unions.

Ulster County DA Clegg says he won’t accept election backing or money from police unions

Ulster County District Attorney David Clegg has pledged to not accept campaign endorsements or contributions from police unions.

Clegg joined more than 40 elected prosecutors from across the country, including district attorneys and a state attorney general, in signing a letter rejecting police union endorsements and campaign contributions. The letter, released Monday, was circulated and organized by The Justice Collaborative.

DA vows to not solicit police union endorsement

On Monday, The Justice Collaborative – a project of the San Francisco-based Tides Advocacy Fund – announced that Verber Salazar had signed on to a letter of prosecutors from around the country that have declared that they will not seek either endorsements or contributions from police unions for current or upcoming campaigns.

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